Multiple central giant cell tumour lesions are exclusively linked to syndromes related to RAS/MAPK pathway anomalies

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Multiple central giant cell tumour lesions are exclusively linked to syndromes related to RAS/MAPK pathway anomalies

We read the article entitled “SH3BP2-encoding exons involved in cherubism are not associated with central giant cell granuloma” by Teixeira et al. with great interest . They claim that SH3BP2-encoding…

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On “Cleft relapse and oronasal fistula after Furlow palatoplasty in infants with cleft palate: incidence and risk factors” by Li et al.

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on On “Cleft relapse and oronasal fistula after Furlow palatoplasty in infants with cleft palate: incidence and risk factors” by Li et al.

I read with great interest the study by Li et al. entitled “Cleft relapse and oronasal fistula after Furlow palatoplasty in infants with cleft palate: incidence and risk factors” ….

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Mandibular symphyseal midline distraction osteogenesis for micrognathia associated with aglossia and situs inversus totalis

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Mandibular symphyseal midline distraction osteogenesis for micrognathia associated with aglossia and situs inversus totalis

Abstract Aglossia is a rare congenital abnormality, often associated with micrognathia and limb defects. Situs inversus totalis is also a rare congenital abnormality, defined as a mirror-image reversal of all…

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Re: Comparison of different hypotensive anaesthesia techniques in orthognathic surgery with regard to intraoperative blood loss, quality of the surgical field, and postoperative nausea and vomiting

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Re: Comparison of different hypotensive anaesthesia techniques in orthognathic surgery with regard to intraoperative blood loss, quality of the surgical field, and postoperative nausea and vomiting

In regard to our low incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) after bimaxillary osteotomies, minimizing the use of inhalational agents and narcotic pain medication are the two main focuses…

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Anthropometric and aesthetic outcomes for the nasolabial region in 101 consecutive African children with unilateral cleft lip one year after repair using the anatomical subunit approximation technique

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Anthropometric and aesthetic outcomes for the nasolabial region in 101 consecutive African children with unilateral cleft lip one year after repair using the anatomical subunit approximation technique

Abstract One hundred and one patients with complete or incomplete cleft lip underwent the anatomical subunit approximation technique for repair. The patients were followed up prospectively for 1 year. The…

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Computer-assisted orthognathic surgery: evaluation of mandible registration accuracy and report of the first clinical cases of navigated sagittal split ramus osteotomy

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Computer-assisted orthognathic surgery: evaluation of mandible registration accuracy and report of the first clinical cases of navigated sagittal split ramus osteotomy

Abstract Intraoperative navigation is a helpful tool in complex anatomical regions or procedures. The mobility of the mandible in relation to the skull base limits the use of navigation tools…

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Simulation of three surgical techniques combined with two different bone-borne forces for surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion of the maxillofacial complex: a finite element analysis

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Simulation of three surgical techniques combined with two different bone-borne forces for surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion of the maxillofacial complex: a finite element analysis

Abstract Surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion (SARPE) is a common treatment to correct transverse maxillary deficiencies. Finite element analysis was simulated for six designs of SARPE based on a computed…

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A new approach of splint-less orthognathic surgery using a personalized orthognathic surgical guide system: A preliminary study

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A new approach of splint-less orthognathic surgery using a personalized orthognathic surgical guide system: A preliminary study

Abstract The purpose of this study was to evaluate a personalized orthognathic surgical guide (POSG) system for bimaxillary surgery without the use of surgical splint. Ten patients with dentofacial deformities…

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Method of osteotomy fixation and need for removal following bimaxillary orthognathic, osseous genioplasty, and intranasal surgery: a retrospective cohort study

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Method of osteotomy fixation and need for removal following bimaxillary orthognathic, osseous genioplasty, and intranasal surgery: a retrospective cohort study

Abstract The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence and causes of fixation hardware removal after bimaxillary orthognathic, osseous genioplasty, and intranasal surgery. A retrospective study was performed,…

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Characteristics of mandibular injuries caused by bullets and improvised explosive devices: a comparative study

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Characteristics of mandibular injuries caused by bullets and improvised explosive devices: a comparative study

Abstract The purpose of this study was to investigate the difference in mandibular trauma caused by two mechanisms for the delivery of missile injuries: firearms and improvised explosive devices (IEDs)….

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Postoperative nausea and vomiting in facial fracture patients: A Randomized and controlled trial on the effect of dexamethasone

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Postoperative nausea and vomiting in facial fracture patients: A Randomized and controlled trial on the effect of dexamethasone

Abstract This study aimed to establish the incidence of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV) in facial fracture patients. The specific aim was to investigate the effect of perioperative dexamethasone on…

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